Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Test like you’ve never tested before!!! (6 Big Test Case Improvements)

The March release includes a cacophony of testing features… Exploratory testing directly from a work item You can now launch an exploratory testing session for a specific work item, directly from within the product. We’ve added entry points on all cards, grids, and in the Test hub. This lets you associate the selected work item…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW MARCH RELEASE: 13 Improvements (Viewing Test Results, Triggers, Board Drill Down, Testing from a Work Item, & More!)

For the March 3 release, Visual Studio Team Services features 17 great improvements!   Several of these new features are actually groups of features, so there are a lot more than 17 improvements. Let’s get started by learning about the first new feature… View test results for each release environment We’ve enabled a feature that lets you…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEBRUARY RELEASE: Marketplace Extensions +17 New Improvements!

For the February release, Visual Studio Team Services features 17 radical improvements! For starters, let’s get into the details of the new ability to search on Visual Studio Marketplace! Search on Visual Studio Marketplace Search has been a highly requested feature for Visual Studio Marketplace. With this release we are bringing in basic search support for Visual…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Dashboard Improvements (Auto-Refresh & Widgets)

These feature sets were included in the January update…  Auto-refresh dashboards With today’s update, we’re enabling an option to auto-refresh a specific dashboard every 5 minutes. This is a great way to put the dashboard on your TV monitor or hallway screen and keep it updated.   Public preview of the dashboard widget SDK It’s…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: 3 Build Summary Page Improvements (Richer Visualizations, View Passed Test Results, & File Bug on Test Failures)

These feature sets were included in the January update…  Richer visualizations in the build summary page Code coverage You’ll now see a graphical representation of the code coverage charts on the build summary page.   Quality trend chart and test duration trend chart With this update, we’ve added two new trend charts to the Tests…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: 2 Big Widget Improvements (building widgets & the markdown widget)

This feature set was included in the January update…  Build widgets in the catalog As Karen wrote about in the dashboards futures blog, one area we’re focusing on is improving the discoverability and ease in bringing different charts to your dashboard. With this update, you’ll see a new option to add a build history chart from…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURE: Create branch and links to related artifacts

This feature set was included in the January update…  Create branch and links to related artifacts I’m excited to announce that you can now create a branch directly from a work item! The work item form has a new development section that displays linked branches, commits, and pull requests, and helps users take the next…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW JANUARY RELEASE: Dashboard widget SDK (WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK) + 25 New Improvements!

For the January release, Visual Studio Team Services features a plethora of 25 improvements! For starters, let’s get into the details of the new Dashboard Widget SDK! Public preview of the dashboard widget SDK It’s here! When we launched dashboards, we mentioned that our widgets are written as extensions, which would also allow you to…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURE: Scope code search using path filters

These features were included in the December update…  Scope code search using path filters We’ve heard from many of you that you’d like to be able to filter your code search results by file path. With this update we’ve included a path filter in the left pane enabling you to scope search results for both…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Keyboard Shortcuts & On-Prem Support!

These features were included in the December update…  Keyboard shortcuts Continuing on with the global shortcut keys announced last time, we have now enabled keyboard support for the TEST hub:   On-Premises support for Exploratory Testing extension: You can now use the browser-based exploratory testing extension to connect to your on-premises Team Foundation Servers (TFS…

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